The spring season is finally upon us and summer is hot on its tail, giving every avid gardener and plant enthusiast a reason to get excited about their gardens and potted plants. This spring, why not try something completely different than the same old ceramic potters and boring plant stands you’ve used year after year? Not only are homemade plant stands a great way to let your creative side shine, but they are also incredibly trendy this season and make for great conversation starters.
We’ve put together 15 of the most crafty DIY plant stand ideas to give you some inspiration.
DIY Wooden Ladder Plant Stand
Make good use of an old wooden ladder to help take your plants to new heights. A wooden ladder is the perfect country chic accent to showcase your flowers, herbs and other plants in a rustic fashion. The ladder’s cross-sections make for a great multi-tier surface to hold a variety of plants. Additionally, the openness of the ladder’s design helps to give a pop to plants of any color, even basics green shades. Step by Step tutorial can be found here.
DIY Corner Plant Stand
A bright-colored potted plant nestled into the corner next to your front door makes for a very warm and pleasing feeling for everyone who enters your home. Instead of placing the plant directly on the ground, utilize a creative stand to raise the plant closer to waist-level. For a complete DIY tutorial check out Shanty 2 Chic!
DIY Single Pot Plant Stand
Snuggle a single potted plant into a well-fitting plant stand to add focus and a sense of importance to the specific plant of your choosing. A single-potted DIY stand can be made from virtually anything. Opt for plants that provide a sense of intensity and stand out from the rest of the plants in your home. Check out The Sorry Girls for a step by step DIY tutorial!
Mosaic Tile Cylinder Plant Stand
Utilizing any item with colorful mosaic tile is an exceptional way to make any plant’s flowers and greenery appear more vivid than ever Items featuring the glass-tile mosaic add a splash of color and an interesting juxtaposition between the square, multi-colored tile and the softness of the blooms
Bike Plant Stand
If you want to get truly cottage chic, salvage an old bicycle and utilize the frame as a DIY plant holder. Wiring can be craftily tied on to various spokes for a truly unique plant stand.
DIY Tiered Plant Stand
A multi-tier plant stand is the perfect way to showcase your favorite plants and flowers and ensure that each gets all the attention it deserves. The tiers can literally be made out of anything you like. For step by step, instructions check out Anika’s diy life
DIY Hanging Garden
A hanging garden is the perfect example of a DIY plant display that can be crafted in any imaginable way that your heart desires. For an extra-interesting touch, utilize clear wiring to give the impression that your plants are literally floating on air. For a full DIY tutorial check out homemade-modern!
Little Blue Bench Plant Stand
There may be nothing more cottage-cute than a simple blue wooden bench holding a blooming spring favorite. Bonus points for extra-cuteness if the paint is slightly chipped, revealing that antique look.
Stool Plant Stand
Utilizing a stool as a plant stand is an excellent way to blend floral and functionality. The stool can be used as needed, while a resting plant makes for a great way to bring some greenery indoors.
Hanging Pallet Pot Stand
Using a standing pallet to hang potted plants is a fantastic way to have a stunning multi-level garden that literally hangs on the wall. This is also an excellent idea for a standing herb garden. Look for pots and plant holders that have simple hooks on that can attach to the pallet.
DIY Modern Easy to Make Plant Stand
Building your own DIY plant stand makes it easy to gain a sense of accomplishment, even if the building process is so simple that it only takes you 20 minutes. Plus, simple plant stands look great underneath elaborate potted flowers or a bold hue of green. For step by step instructions visit Homey Oh My!
Simple Wood Plant Stand
When you really want to place the spotlight on a decadent blooming flower or a really unique plant, utilize a minimalism-inspired wooden plant stand. This simple stand will make sure that all the focus is aimed directly on the plant(s) of your choice. Check out Hello Lidy for a full DIY tutorial
Piano Stool Plant Stand
While the idea of using a circular, swiveling piano stool for actual piano seating has become obsolete long ago, these darling little piano stools make for really creative plant holders. You can paint the stool to match your décor and jazz it up any other way that will make it stand out as an excellent accent piece in your home. For full instructions visit Nur Noch
Wire Plant Stand
A wire-framed plant stand is the perfect option for anyone who wants a pop or floral or greenery indoors but has very modern or minimalistic taste in home decor. Wire frames accent dark woods and glass exceptionally well and also keep the focus on the plant itself. Check out The Merry Thought for step by step instructions.
DIY Concrete Plant Stand
Concrete is often overlooked as an ideal medium to create a DIY plant stand. However, it can literally be molded into any shape and placed atop any type of item that will prop it up, giving it nearly endless potential. Additionally, concrete can also be imprinted with literally anything you like, making it easy to personalize and get creative with. Check out Dwelling Happiness for a full tutorial.